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RPGA Building Permit Requirements

The purpose of a permit:

The building permit process is designed to ensure that when any renovations, additions or construction of a building is undertaken, that:

  • All requirements of the Applicable Zoning By-law are met
  • The minimum requirements as per the Manitoba Building Code, Plumbing Code and or Fire Codes are met
  • These codes have been established to ensure that the safety of the occupant and the building will not be compromised

When a permit is required:                                                                    Permit Required Sign

  • For the demolition of a building
  • A renovation that:
    • Affects any structural component of the building
    • Is designed to change the occupancy of the building
    • Any addition to the building
    • For the construction of a building greater than 107 square feet
    • The construction of any new or change to an existing plumbing system
    • Enclosure of an existing deck or porch
    • Basement development
    • Renovations over $5,000.00

NOTE: This list is not all inclusive. Contact the RPGA General Manager at (204) 324-5357 for clarification prior to starting any project. A permit may not be required.

Information required when applying for a building permit:

The information required for issuing a building permit will vary depending on the project. All or some of the following items may be required:

  • Name and address of the owner
  • Legal address of the permit location
  • Name and address of the constructor
  • Property pins or a building location certificate
  • A site plan complete with dimensions from property lines
  • A complete foundation plan
  • Wall cross section
  • Floor plan with all dimensions
  • Bedroom window dimensions
  • Engineer and or Architect designed plans
  • Others as required

Note: All trusses must be engineer designed and stamped

Select an item below to download a specific document: 

All licenses must be completed and reviewed by the Community Development Officer before approval to proceed.

For all part 3 building permit applications contact MSTW at (204) 822-6223 or check their website for information on requirements.

All Building permits must be taken out at our office.  


RPGA Development Plan